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Rob Ford's nephew says he or Doug Ford will seek Ward 2 seat

Toronto Star - ‎18 hours ago‎
Ford's nephew, Michael Ford, a Toronto District School Board trustee, told the Star that either he or his uncle Doug Ford, who served as Ward 2 councillor while his brother was mayor, will seek to represent the ward until the October 2018 election ...

Puppy helping console broken hearts of Rob Ford's family

Toronto Sun - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
There was only one Rob Ford and one Ford Nation. But now there is a Dog Ford. Yes, the late politician's children, Stephanie, 10, and Dougie, 8, did get their puppy.
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Nick Kouvalis, Rob Ford's ex-chief of staff, says car crash a 'wake up call' for his struggle with alcohol

National Post - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
The man famous for getting Rob Ford elected the mayor of Toronto asked for help in dealing with alcohol addiction on Twitter following a car crash Sunday in the Windsor area.

Moise: Donald Trump's populist appeal smacks of Rob Ford days - ‎Apr 16, 2016‎
Trump's populist appeal south of the border reminds us of the politics of Rob Ford and his Ford Nation. Both politicians created coalitions of unlikely partners fashioning themselves as the mouthpiece for their constituents.

Rob Ford: It's layering weather

Traverse City Record Eagle - ‎Apr 16, 2016‎
Given our cold winters and even colder springs, living in northern Michigan requires a skill for dressing in layers. Most of us employ a sweater, a sweatshirt, a fleece vest or the very popular short-sleeve shirt over some sort of a long sleeve shirt.

Un membre de la famille de Rob Ford se présentera à sa succession en cas de partielle - ‎14 hours ago‎
Le maire de Toronto, John Tory, souhaite qu'il y ait une élection partielle dans le quartier d'Etobicoke Nord pour choisir un successeur à Rob Ford au conseil municipal. John Tory affirme qu'il veut que ce dernier soit choisi par les électeurs, plutôt ...
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Sudbury forum: Lewis clan should be quiet

The Sudbury Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
Should I mention the City of Greater Toronto elected Rob Ford as mayor, who wanted no bicycles and more cars? I would like to know how many of the people who proposed this manifesto own cars.
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Timeline bling: Starting from the bottom, a chronicle of Drake's climb from 0 to 100

National Post - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
When Drake first announced he would be releasing an album called Views from the 6, Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, Josh Donaldson was a member of the Oakland Athletics and Meek Mill still had a career.
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Metrolinx vs. the TTC: Here's how Toronto's transit heavyweights compare

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
He was appointed head of the agency in 2012 under then mayor Rob Ford, and has worked for the London Underground and Sydney, Australia's RailCorp.
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Toronto library workers fight against austerity as strike looms - ‎2 hours ago‎
In 2012, library workers went on strike for the first time in 35 years when negotiations broke down under the Rob Ford administration.

Is it truthor honesty?

Lethbridge Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Rob Ford held this appeal among his supporters, who were not few, as the late mayor of Toronto stumbled through a series of embarrassments in his final years but maintained core support.
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Munster ready to put their season on line

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
Connacht did a job on the Reds' scrum last time out and, although there was unhappiness at the referee's interpretation, there is surgery to be done before facing Alisdair Dickinson, Rob Ford and WP Nel. "It's an international scrum, they are very good ...
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Toronto library workers say they're heading for strike

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
In 2012, after negotiations broke down with the Rob Ford administration, library workers went

Chamber of Commerce panel spoke about businesses and privacy rights in a digital world

London Free Press - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
From left: Andrew Schiestel, president of tbk Creative, David Canton, lawyer and tech expert, and Brent Homan, director general of the Privacy Commission of Canada, were speaking at a business seminar on privacy and anti-spam legislation at the London ...
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Toronto's NXNE festival expands into the Port Lands

MetroNews Canada - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Hollett expects the event to bring in upwards of 35,000 people. According to Hollett, part of the inspiration for the new venue came from trips he took to Austin, Texas with Mayor John Tory and former mayor Rob Ford for the South by Southwest music ...
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The Bloor Bike Lanes Pilot Should Be a Council No-Brainer. Here's Why It's Not.

Torontoist - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
That driving might not even be negatively affected, as study after study shows of places that have provided more room to other road users, did not faze pro-car skeptics.
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Ex-London Mayor Livingstone Suspended by Labour Party in Antisemitism Row

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Rob Ford, professor of politics at Manchester University, said in an interview. “The party has to ask itself what it could possibly do to make its claim that it's serious about tackling anti-Semitism credible.

Rise of the Cancer Avatars

Undark Magazine - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The technique was recently used in an unsuccessful attempt to save Toronto's embattled former mayor, Rob Ford. And just this month, Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and an international group of researchers unveiled a public repository of PDX ...

Towamencin board takes aim at Philadelphia wage tax

The Reporter - ‎15 hours ago‎
Towamencin's board approved several other budget-related items Wednesday, including a motion to designate Township Manager Rob Ford as the township's agent to apply for federal disaster aid for responses to snowstorms in January. Towamencin is ...

Farewell to Ford Nation?

The Downsview Advocate (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Some three years before Rob Ford became the punch line of late-night TV jokes in the US, he was elected mayor of Canada's largest city by a landslide victory that surprised many.